Ankistrodesmus contortus Thuret 1856
Monoraphidium contortum (Thuret) Komárková-Legnerováprox. National Botanic Garden of Wales. Collected by David John. - 17 March 2012. C.F.Carter (Chris.firstname.lastname@example.org)
Ankistrodesmus contortus Thuret 1856: 158, pl. I : fig. 31
Status of Name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Monoraphidium contortum (Thuret) Komárková-Legnerová.
Origin of Species Name
Adjective (Latin), contorted, literally, ‘powerful, vehement, involved’. (Stearn 1973).
This is a freshwater species.
Created: 11 March 2003 by Andy Taylor.
Last updated: 11 March 2020
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 11 March 2020. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. https://www.algaebase.org; searched on 09 February 2023